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Existing-Home Sales Decrease for Eighth Month

"The housing sector continues to undergo an adjustment due to the continuous rise in interest rates" said Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of NAR. "Expensive regions of the country are especially feeling the pinch and seeing larger declines in sales."

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Pending Home Sales Numbers Continue Recent Slide

The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), which measures housing contract activity, again fell in August, the third month in a row and the ninth time it has fallen this year. In addition, three out of the four major regions in the ...

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Most Metro Areas Post Double-Digit Q2 Price Gains

Despite market influences that are pushing up mortgage rates and slumping home sales numbers during the second quarter of 2022, most metropolitan areas still saw double-digit annual price gains compared to the previous quarter.  This new information comes by way ...

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Five Months of Existing-Home Sales Declines

For the fifth consecutive month, existing-home sales dropped as three of the four major geographic regions of the country experienced month-over-month declines. On a yearly basis, sales sank in all four regions.  All-in-all, total existing home sales for June 2022—which ...

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More Homeowners Are Staying Put Longer

With the average length of time Americans remain in their home now exceeding 10.5 years, rising mortgage rates will continue to discourage existing homeowners from selling their homes and further curb migration, according to a report.

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